Friday, April 17, 2015

[DMANET] PostDoc Researcher Position: Intelligent systems for Mobility, Transportation, and Logistics at IDSIA, Switzerland

Dear DMANET members

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), active in the fields of natural and built environment, economics, technological innovation, ap- plied art, social work and healthcare, learning and education, theatre and music, opens at the Department of Innovative technologies, "Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence" (IDSIA) a full-time position for a Researcher on intelligent systems for Mobility, Transportation and Logistics.

Active involvement in EU and Swiss research projects related to intelligent systems for the management of transportation, logistics and mobility systems.
Development and implementation of optimization algorithms and simulation models for the study and management of complex networked systems.
PhD degree in engineering, computer science, or other strongly quantitative areas (preferably with a PhD thesis on the topics of this call).
Proven experience in writing peer reviewed scientific work and publications.
Operational knowledge on various mathematical programming solvers such as C-PLEX, Gurobi, GAMS and so on. The knowledge of simulation languages and environments, with a particular focus on transportation systems is appreciated, as well as the knowledge of one or more scientific development environments such as MATLAB, R, etc.
Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of the Italian and/or German language will be positively considered.
Ability to work in teams and in a collaborative environment.

We can offer:
A three-year contract with the possibility of renewal and a sal- ary based on qualifications.
International working environment
Opportunity to work on international and national projects in a collaborative environment with colleagues and international experts.
Possibility of development of own professional and scientific skills.
Funded travels in case of papers accepted by well-known international conferences.

For further information please contact: Prof. Andrea Emilio Rizzoli,

Applicants should submit the following documents:

1. curriculum vitae
2. list of exams and grades obtained during the Bachelor and the Master of Science;
3. a short abstract of the PhD thesis and a link to its electronic copy;
4. list of three references (with e-mail addresses);
5. brief statement on how their research interests fit the topics above (1-2 pages); 6. publications list.

Applications should be submitted by May 31st 2015 through the online form only available here:

Applications that are incomplete, submitted to other addresses or submitted beyond the deadline will be not accepted.

Best regards

Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana
Dipartimento tecnologie innovative
Istituto Dalle Molle di studi sull'intelligenza artificiale

Dr Andrea Emilio Rizzoli

Galleria 2
CH-6928 Manno

T +41 (0)58 666 66 64
F +41 (0)58 666 66 61 <> <>

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